Paints & coatings
Our experts harness the optical, mechanical and rheological properties of minerals to provide you with high-performance, multi-functional extenders and fillers for use in water-borne, solvent-borne and powder paints and coatings.
The world’s widest range of solutions for paints and coatings
Imerys is the world’s leading supplier of high-quality calcium carbonate, diatomaceous earth, graphite and carbon, kaolin, leucophyllite, mica, perlite, talc* and wollastonite for paints & coatings markets worldwide.
Working hand in hand with our customers, we engineer the particle shape, size and colour of our minerals to help them meet the exact quality and performance requirements of their formulations.
Imerys minerals are ideal multi-functional extenders for water-borne, solvent-borne and powder decorative and industrial paints and coatings, where they improve optical performance, mechanical properties, rheology, paint stability, weather and stain resistance, mud cracking and barrier properties.
They also bring multiple benefits to mortars, renders and plasters, colour concentrates, varnishes, gel coats, inks and putties.
If you are looking for natural ways to enhance the performance of your paints and coatings, improve mechanical and optical properties, and provide qualities such as electrical or thermal conductivity, or cut down on your costs, we have minerals that can do all this and more.
Talk to our paints and coatings experts about how you want to improve your processes and products, and we’ll find the solutions that are right for you.
*Talc products are not available in the USA and Canada. Contact us for an alternative range.
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